Physical Metallurgy Handbook by Anil Kumar Sinha provides information on 19 topics of physical metallurgy from fundamentals to fine points of processing and materials selection. The handbook includes 1,600 illustrations and more than 3,800 citations as well as information on properties, forms and applications of ferrous and nonferrous materials. Advantages and disadvantages of materials and processes in various applications is given, along with solutions for phase transformations, heat treatment, surface modification and thin-film deposition, and thermal spray coatings.